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- James Knox Polk was the 11th president of the United States. He served one term in office from 1845 to 1849.
- Polk is the president most associated with the ideology of Manifest Destiny, which held that white European-Americans were divinely ordained to settle the North American continent.
- During Polk’s presidency, the United States went to war with Mexico and negotiated the boundaries of Oregon territory with the British.